Sunday, November 25, 2007

Colony Wars update: Fenrir and Illuminati take the week off

And by "take the week off", I mean they skipped Colony Wars in Cervantes server this week, for the most part. Neither Fenrir nor Illuminati currently hold any colonies; most of Granado Espada's territories currently fall under the sway of an assortment of factions.

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Congratulations to GuardsOfHonour, Fukkatsu, Vradical, Halcyon, and WrathOfGod for successfully acquiring/defending their colonies!

Owing to Fenrir and Illuminati's collective hiatus, the list of factions declaring war on each other seems slightly shorter, but it is much more varied this week, as many different factions vied for new colonies to conquer.

[If I've missed any declarations, please feel free to add them in the comments. I'll update the list and credit you ^^]

Halcyon v Fenrir
Vradical v Fenrir
Apathy v Fenrir - truced
WrathOfGod v Fenrir
Apathy v MaFiaCLuB™ - truced
GuardsOfHonour v Fenrir - truced
WrathOfGod v Apathy - truced, re-declared war, truced
GuardsOfHonour v Apathy - truced
FallenAngels v MaFiaCLuB™ - truced
†BuRaOt†aLlStaR† v MaFiaCLuB™
FallenAngels v Fukkatsu
GuardsOfHonour v
MaFiaCLuB™ - truced
GrandLodge v
MaFiaCLuB™ - truced
FallenAngels v GuardsOfHonour - truced
GrandLodge v GuardsOfHonour - truced
FallenAngels v Apathy - truced

In addition, the following truces were declared to resolve war declarations from last week:

BaRoN™ v MaFiaCLuB™
BaRoN™ v WrathOfGod

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Notes from WrathOfGod:

The word in Granado Espada Cervantes was that Fenrir faction had been planning to skip this Colony Wars session since last week, as some of its members were going on vacation. With this in mind, WrathOfGod and our allies decided to take the Fenrir colonies, and see if they would have to deal with any Illuminati planning a comeback.

As it turned out, neither of the two strong factions wound up participating; the world map was then open to occupation by new factions.

I went back to defense duty at Pradera de Ceniza, and met up with several other WrathOfGod defenders. Some were participating for the first time in Colony Wars, and some were seasoned veterans. There were Jack RNPCs at the ready to construct defenses and buffs, and a host of Levitation wizards, M'Bomas, and Emilia the Sages.

We had a fairly quiet time of it during most of the Colony Wars session, and we once again killed time by leveling off the dogs in the map:

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There were some attempts at fighting from members of Fenrir and BaRoN™ factions, but overall, us defenders at Pradera de Ceniza simply went for the "Constant vigilance!" path.

Some Illuminati families actually did a Diablo raid during the Colony Wars session, so we could see some of them crossing on the map. Once the raid was done, a few of the raiders dropped in on us to simply watch the action unfold at the colony.

One of the defenders also brought along a collection of high-level spinelles, so we also got in some target practice at big mobs such as the Fallen Champion, the Sabel Tiger, Vladimir, and the Phobitan Chieftain.

The faction's attack teams were kept busy assisting allied factions in claiming colonies, and we even gained one more during the session: the colony at El Lago de Tres Hermanas. There was quite a celebration when that announcement flashed up on the UI. ^^

At around 9:30pm Singapore time I went looking at the other colonies to see how they were holding up.

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This week's prize, the El Lago de Tres Hermanas colony.

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Our "surprise" colony from last week, the Ferruccio Junction colony.

And at the close of the Colony Wars session, everyone hied over to the El Lago de Tres Hermanas colony for a celebratory photoshoot:

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[Will post more photos from the forums after I obtain permission ^^]

Is this the downfall of Fenrir and/or Illuminati? Or are they hiding a diabolical plan to retake their colonies up their sleeves? What happens next to Cervantes server? Stay tuned for next week's session!

9 comments:

Fiksdotter said...

Cervantez CW is quite gloomy, darn where is the legendary remnants of Carnage and Yakisoba. I've heard and entry that was posted by Tsubaki at the forums. Hope this two giants come back to put some wake on the server.

Anonymous said...

Next week they will skip cw as a sign of protest ROFL.

Where'd you guys get the phoebitan chieftain spinielle?

NineMoons Family said...

@ fiksdotter

link plz? unfortunately the forums are undergoing maintenance at the time I'm writing this comment. did he say he was going to play again? [because my BF spotted him in the HellGate: London forums, and he seems driven to grind there....]

@ anonymous

really? hmm, I might believe that when I see it.

re the spinelle: several ways to get mini-boss spinelles, such as doing missions where the mini-boss appears. also, possibly from opening a crapload of Bellem's Boxes, as you can see from my results there.

there may be other ways. I'll have to ask my faction.

Anonymous said...

Im quite sure bellem's doesnt drop an actual Phoebitian chieftain spinielle. Although it could come out of a mystic spinielle. Please tell me once you found out where your team mate got an actual chieftain spinielle ^^ thanks.

NineMoons Family said...

@ anonymous

I'll do my best ^^

T__T said...

Haha. I heard from a friend that fenir is gone because of a lvl100 elite rifle. Because forian broke the rules for his classmate, and caused 20 members to leave with that one disgruntled member. And hence forian quit GE. And illu falls as well as they are unable to get their big brother to help them.

NineMoons Family said...

@ t__t

good god! hopefully you can tell me the entire story on the forian/fenrir fallout soon. that sounds like an incredible tale!

p.s. where were you yesterday? was waiting for you for an hour after maintenance...

@ anonymous
have confirmed the Phobitan spinelle was from a BB.

T__T said...

@ninemoon Sorry >.< i login at 5 plus only to find the server down so i left to play some boss raid at Perfect world. >.> By the time it finished it was six plus which by then you are not online >.>

How about i just give you the password and the username of that account. It has 2 days left before it expires.

NineMoons Family said...

@t__t

hisuifox@gmail.com ^^